Ascent of Rose Peak on 1996-04-27

Climber: JohnE Sarna

Others in Party:Nancy Pallister
Date:Saturday, April 27, 1996
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Rose Peak
    Elevation:3817 ft / 1163 m

Ascent Trip Report

We took a short cut back by following the ridge from Rose to a few hundred feet to the left of Discovery Peak to take the dirt road north to the main trail. There were lots of carpets of wildflowers out, some such a bright yellow, it almost hurt my eyes to look at them.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:5017 ft / 1528 m
    Extra Gain:1000 ft / 304 m
    Round-Trip Distance:20 mi / 32.2 km
    Route:from Del Valle Reservoir
    Trailhead:just above a drive-in campground at Del Valle Rese  800 ft / 243 m
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail, Open Country

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